Garry Kasparov

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Garry Kasparov

Garry Kimovich Kasparov (Russian: Га́рри Ки́мович Каспа́ров, Russian pronunciation: [ˈɡarʲɪ ˈkʲiməvʲɪtɕ kɐˈsparəf]; born Garik Kimovich Weinstein, 13 April 1963) is a Russian chess grandmaster, former World Chess Champion, writer, and political activist, whom many consider to be the greatest chess player of all time. From 1986 until his retirement in 2005, Kasparov was ranked world No. 1 for 225 out of 228 months and 255 months overall for his career. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Garry Kasparov has received more than 3,415,862 page views. His biography is available in 88 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 12th most popular chess player.

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Among chess players, Garry Kasparov ranks 12 out of 256Before him are Emanuel Lasker, Mikhail Tal, Tigran Petrosian, Mikhail Botvinnik, Max Euwe, and Anatoly Karpov. After him are François-André Danican Philidor, Adolf Anderssen, Paul Morphy, Vasily Smyslov, Viktor Korchnoi, and Frank Marshall.

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Among people born in 1963, Garry Kasparov ranks 9Before him are Quentin Tarantino, Whitney Houston, José Mourinho, Jet Li, Michael Jordan, and George Michael. After him are Till Lindemann, Viktor Orbán, Ronald Koeman, Mohammed VI of Morocco, James Hetfield, and Eros Ramazzotti.

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In Azerbaijan

Among people born in Azerbaijan, Garry Kasparov ranks 7 out of 102Before him are Nizami Ganjavi (1141), Heydar Aliyev (1923), Lev Landau (1908), Mstislav Rostropovich (1927), Richard Sorge (1895), and Zecharia Sitchin (1920). After him are Imadaddin Nasimi (1369), Ilham Aliyev (1961), Nadezhda Alliluyeva (1901), Lotfi A. Zadeh (1921), Ivan Bagramyan (1897), and Abulfaz Elchibey (1938).

Among CHESS PLAYERS In Azerbaijan

Among chess players born in Azerbaijan, Garry Kasparov ranks 1After him are Vladimir Akopian (1971), Shakhriyar Mamedyarov (1985), Teimour Radjabov (1987), Elina Danielian (1978), Vugar Gashimov (1986), and Ashot Nadanian (1972).

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